Real Name: Christine (last name unrevealed)
Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-61158)
Occupation: Understudy singer
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Les Gars, Raoul
Enemies: "Frankie" Castiglione,
"Lisa" Castiglione, Marie
Punisher of the Opera (Castiglione)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Paris, France
First Appearance: Avengers Halloween Special#1
Powers/Abilities: Christine had no superhuman
powers but she was a moderately skilled opera singer and was not above
plotting the murder of her competition.
Halloween Special#1/4 (fb)) - In Paris, France circa 1881 A.D., as
opera singer Marie Castiglione's fame grew, her understudy Christine
became jealous and complained to her lover Raoul, whose goons promised
to take care of Marie. Not long after, Christine accompanied Raoul and
his goons to murder Marie Castiglione and when they arrived at the
Castiglione home, Christine announced that she had been asked to stay
home but had insisted on joining the goons to remind Marie that she was
going to be killed because of Christine's wishes. After fatally
injuring Marie and her children, Christine and the goons left the dying
family to be found by Marie's police officer husband. Some time later,
while in the Palais Garnier opera house, Christine bragged to Raoul
about how she would be taking her place as a star in one week and how
she had Raoul to thank for it. Promising to make Raoul proud, Christine
gloated that Marie's ghost would be watching, lonely, for all eternity,
unaware that Marie's husband was overhearing the conversation from the
French Catacombs beneath the Palais Garnier.
Special#1/4) - One week later, on the night that Christine made her
operatic debut, she was stalked by Marie's husband (now the Punisher of
the Opera), who dropped a chandelier atop Christine, killing her before
tracking down and killing Raoul and his goons in revenge for Marie's
Comments: Created by Jay Baruchel and Luca Pizzari.
Marie Castiglione's children were never identified
on-panel but for the purposes of this profile, I have assumed they were
"Frankie" and "Lisa," like their Earth-616 counterparts.
Profile by Proto-Man.
Earth-61158's Christine has no known connections to:
images: (without ads)
Avengers Halloween Special#1, p20, pan4 (Christine up close, main image)
Avengers Halloween Special#1, p20, pan6 (Christine, headshot)
Avengers Halloween Special#1, p19, pan2 (Christine in opera costume)
Avengers Halloween Special#1 (December, 2018) - "Punisher of the Opera" story - Jay Baruchel (writer), Luca Pizzari (art), Jake Thomas (editor)
First Posted: 04/16/2019
Last updated: 04/21/2019
Any Additions/Corrections? please let me know.
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